Weiss Field Watch

Weiss Watch

The Weiss Field Watch is the result of a cross-Continental collaboration led by Swiss-trained American watchmaker Cameron Weiss, the watch that bares his name has a mechanical movement (as well as buckles, case-back screws and spring bar screws) from Switzerland, while the case parts, dials, hands, spring bar tools and straps are designed and manufactured in…

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Harrier Drop Tank Boardroom Desk

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I can only imagine that Bond villains could potentially have difficultly sourcing suitably cinematic furniture to kit out their volcano lairs, although on retrospect I guess this could also apply to hedge fund managers, political lobbyists and certain petite North Korean dictators. Fortunately for the above mentioned scoundrels a company called Hangar 54 specialises in…

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1927 Isotta Fraschini 8A S Roadster

Isotta Fraschini

Isotta Fraschini is an automaker that’s largely unknown today, but back in their pre-Depression heyday they were globally recognised as a leader in the production of luxury automobiles – second only to Rolls-Royce in fame and reputation. The company started life in 1900 as a small Italian outfit that assembled and sold early Renault automobiles,…

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1982 Ferrari BB 512i

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The Ferrari BB 512i was to be the last of the popular BB 512 (Berlinetta Boxer) models, the little “i” added to the name was to indicate that it was now fuel injected – with a Bosch K-Jetronic CIS fuel injection unit that both improved throttle response and helped tidy up emissions. As with its…

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The T-Dub Ski by Big Woodski

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The first few hundred years of ski development took place on rudimentary wooden planks that were slowly shaped via trial and error into the form we’re now more familiar with. In the modern day wooden skis have almost entirely fallen from common use, to rectify this companies like The Big Woodski have been founded – to bring the natural…

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Danner Light Timber Boot

Danner Light Timber Boot

The Danner Light Timber Boot is a traditional hiking boot with a waxed canvas side to improve airflow and avoid the dreaded swamp-foot. All Danner footwear is made by hand in the USA and it’s been that way since 1932 when Charles Danner founded the company. The Light Timber Boot has a Gore-Tex® liner, a…

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Music Hall MMF-2.2 Turntable

Music Hall MMF-2.2 Turntable

The MMF-2.2 Turntable by Music Hall is an audiophile-quality record player that can produce a class of sound from vinyl that many of us aren’t used to, and it does it for far fewer clams than most would expect to pay for something with the word audiophile associated with it. Vinyl has been seeing a surge…

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Jaguar XK140 MC

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The Jaguar XK140 was the improved follow on model from the XK120 – a car famous for being the fastest in the world when it was released. The first XK120 was delivered to American uber-icon Clark Gable in 1949, kicking off an extraordinarily successful sales run that would top 12,000 units by the time the…

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The Sibley 400 Deluxe Tent

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The Sibley 400 Deluxe Tent is something I came across a few weeks ago and immediately bought on impulse – despite the fact that I had no plans to go camping and that it’s currently the middle of winter in my part of the world. At €449 each, the Sibley 400 Deluxe certainly isn’t the cheapest tent…

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Sulby Straight Blouson Jacket by Belstaff

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The lengthily named Sulby Straight Blouson Jacket by Belstaff is one of the newer offerings from the age-old British motorcycle gear manufacturer, following their recent move towards safer gear that offers riders real protection the Sulby Straight Blouson comes pre-fitted with D3O armour in the elbows and shoulders, and has a back pocket for an optional spine…

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Stradale by Autodromo

Stradale by Autodromo

The Stradale is a new automatic wristwatch by Autodromo, as with all of the designs from the company the Stradale is designed to evoke the styling queues of dashboard instruments on vintage Italian sports cars. The face of the Stradale is covered with a dome of sapphire crystal, the hour markers sit on a glass…

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